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Sep 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
by the bootstraps" story. take a look. >> i grew up in detroit in love with cars and wanted to be a car guy like my dad, but by the time i was out of school i realized that i had to go out on my own, that if i stayed around michigan in the same business i'd never really know if i was getting a break because of my dad. i wanted to go someplace new and prove myself. >> "out on my own" is a great line. the place he went to that wasn't mentioned in the speech was harvard university where he went to get a law degree -- by the way, we went to get a law degree and mba. >> striking out. >> when they -- >> exactly. it's like a frontieresman. >> what he meant is his parents were not in the dorm. >> that's right. but then -- so that i think was the relatable part of it. then the next part of the speech in terms of talking to obama voters, i thought this was the most effective line in the whole speech and this is him talking about your -- your, again, like thinking of speaking to precisely the obama -- your regrets or your disagreement with the president. take a look. >> hope and change had a powerful appeal,
Sep 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
of concreteness. take a look. >> i've met workers in detroit and toledo who felt they would never build another american car and today they can't build them fast enough because we reinve reinvented a dialing industry that's back on top of the world. i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america not because our workers make less pay, because we make better products and work harder and smarter than anyone else. >> and that was the president talking about the auto rescue joe biden talked about it. he said there are two policies you should judge the record on. ordering the raid on osama bin lad about is compound and the gm. i want to bring in jerry bernstein, one of the people sitting in the room during much of the deliberations over how to deal with the economic crisis right after we take this break. . boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get t
Sep 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
created under this administration that the automobile industry in detroit was saved for the good of the country that we have seen foreclosure rates at a four-year low. so, progress has been made not withstanding the obstructionism but, of course, more has to be done. the president inherited a catastrophic train wreck and the only way to get it back on track, the people doing the democratic parties then. >> one of the things i found interesting in my district is that people are concerned about public sector job loss, as much as they are private sector job loss. they see republicans part of that problem. you look at school districts in my district and i have el mira only a city of 30,000 people. 200 job losses in just teachers alone. that is hurting these communities and hurting people across this entire district. we're losing middle class jobs and that's a huge problems and i think republican people are se republicans at fault for that. >> kyrsten, you are in a new district and political dimensions and it's a real 50/50 and you're one of the number one swing rank district in term
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
the detroit lions game and seeing a player get hit on the field. every time i watch a kickoff, i'm dreading it. i'm holding my breath. there's that. then you also have the fact that sports are this amazing way to meet people. you can go to any place and make enemies, fenemies or friends. >> across partisan divides. that is the amazing thing about sports. that was the amazing thing about the unanimity on the refs. the thing you were saying about the dangers of football. we'll talk about this and do our own discussion on it after the election about traumatic brain injury, but because football is so dangerous, i mean, it's a very unsafe workplace, the nfl football environment. if anyone needs a union, it's people operating in an incredibly, incredibly, incredibly dangerous environment. >> i think that's why in the last nfl player lockout there was a lot of sympathy for the players. usually these things break down, millionaires versus billionaires. people were saying in a way they never have before, these guys are putting their heads on the line. even beyond public perception of unions and what we
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